V520 Carinae

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V520 Carinae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Carina
Right ascension 10h43m32.1s
Declination −60°34′00″
Apparent magnitude (V) +4.58
Distance 1070 ± 170 ly
(327 ± 53 pc)
Spectral type K4III
Other designations
HR 4200, HD 93070, CP−59°2532, HIP 52468, SAO 251090, GC 14762

V520 Carinae (V520 Car / w Car / w Carinae) is a star in the constellation Carina.

V520 Carinae is an orange K-type giant with a mean apparent magnitude of +4.58. It is approximately 1070 light years from Earth. It is classified as an irregular variable star and its brightness varies from magnitude +4.63 to +4.70.